I love the Black Earth public library.
I made up my mind long ago to shun taking advantage of others for my benefit. At the Black Earth library, we’re using eachother for mutual gain. The library takes my list of CD’s and buys them for me, getting me the music I want and saving them money because I was already going to order the CD on Interlibrary Loan, which costs a library on average 15$. This way, they save money and add a CD to their collection. I get first dibs, rip the CD and get to listen to it for an eternity. I get what I want, they get what they want, and as long as it mutually works, I’m OK with it. Here’s what I’ve gotten so far: